Apristurus investigatoris   (Misra,  1962) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Carcharhiniformes
Family:Scyliorhinidae

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Description
Size: Max length 26.0 cm TL male/unsexed

Dioecious, internal (oviduct) fertilization, nonguarders, open water/substratum egg scatterers. Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk.


Synonym (s)
Pentanchus investigatoris Misra, 1962
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Broadnose Cat Shark (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Demersal, Estuarine
IUCN Status:  Data Deficient

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (2000) An account of ichthyofauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal Occasional paper no 178 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Calcutta 1-434 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre Available at - http://www.unep-wcmc.org/
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds) (1991) Animal resources of India (Protozoa to Mammalia) ZSI 1-694 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2003) IUCN Red list of threatened species Available at - http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  • Talwar, PK (1990) Fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A synoptic survey Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 6(2) 71-102 Available at - NIO,Goa

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